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Ukraine’s EU Membership Application Registered at Brussels

As Russian military closes on Kyiv, Ukrainian president Zelenskiy addressed his nation on Sunday, that Ukraine is officially seeking fast track membership with the European Union. He announced that he has signed the membership application and sent it off to Brussels. As of March 1 local time, Brussels has confirmed receipt.

“Our goal is to be with all Europeans and, most importantly, to be equal. I’m sure that’s fair. I am sure we deserve it,” he said in a video speech shared on social media.

Many European countries have been open and welcoming of the influx of Ukrainian refugees as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues.

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